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Amor fati


The human mind delights in finding pattern — so much so that we often mistake coincidence or forced analogy for profound meaning. No other habit of thought lies so deeply within the soul of a small creature trying to make sense of a complex world not constructed for it. -unknown, via but does it float […]


KC1980_05_07, originally uploaded by chuckp. IT IS well to treasure the memories of past misfortunes; they constitute our bank of fortitude. -Eric Hoffer, 1955

Trance Parents


1980 The St Paul’s riots, originally uploaded by brizzle born and bred. Resentment springs more from a sense of weakness than from a sense of injustice. We resent a wholly false accusation less than one which is partly justified. The blameless are perhaps incapable of resentment. Eric Hoffer, circa 1954

photo: driving in the rain by Chris Rae The past week of general sogginess combined with frequent driving has offered me time to contemplate the subtleties of windshield wiper operation. Observing other drivers, there seem to be several profiles that most motorists fall into. 1. The Kamikaze. Completely oblivious to reality, wiping away full at […]

  say what?!, originally uploaded by yaelANDyair. This is probably what the beloved Liz-dog looked like as a puppy.